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of these issues i know we are better off because president obama made the decisions he did. now, that brings me to healthcare. and the republicans call it derisively obama care. they say it is a government takeover, a disaster. and that if we will just elect them they will repeal it. well, are they right? let's take a look at what is actually, what has actually happened so far. first, individuals in businesses have already gotten more than a billion dollars in refunds from insurance companies because of require 80 percent of your premiums to go to healthcare and not profits or promotions. and the gains are even greater than that because a bunch of insurance companies have a applied to lower their rates to comply with the requirements. second, more than 3 million young people between 19 and 25 are insured for the first time because their parents policies can cover them. millions of seniors are receiving preventative care all the way from breast cancer screenings to test for heart problems and scores of other things and younger people are getting them too. fourth, soon the insurance companies, n
obama making his case for a second term as president of the united states. tell the audience essentially that we're all on a journey together, that progress has been made and he urged everyone in the hall to build on it. mrs. obama and the obama's daughters malia, age 14, who started high school this week. and sasha, of course, age 11. and here is joe biden and his wife, dr. jill biden joining the obamas. bob schieffer, a classic barack obama speech but there was one line in particular that i heard that i'm not sure i have ever heard a president say. he said, "i'm proud of what we've achieved together, but i am far more mindful of my own failings." >> reporter: yeah, and i think that was an effort to say to people and to answer people who talked about, you know, that he had called for hope and change and he had built up people's hopes, and maybe beyond expectations that he could actually deliver on. it was a speech that did, as we were told it would, draw contrasts between these two very different visions for america. but this was not-- this was not the kind of speech that bill clinton
this great country forward. my husband, our president, barack obama! thank you. god bless you! god bless america! (cheers and applause) >> pelley: a speech from the heart. 48-year-old mish ohl bama, married to the president now nearly 20 years a big day for her for two reasons, the speech before the convention tonight and her eldest daughter maliah started high school today. bob schieffer, after watching mrs. obama tonight and ann romney last week, it's pretty clear that governor romney and president obama both married up. >> i don't think there is any question about that. and i will tell you something else, i think they liked it, don't you, scott? that was a fine speech. and i'm always a little skeptical when i'm told things like this. but someone that i trust in the obama team tells me that mrs. obama has been working on this speech for about a month. it is a process, others help, but that basically this was a speech that she wrote. well, it certainly went over well with this crowd. it was a remarkable speech. >> pelley: we have a picture that we just received from the white house with
this week, even as they try to convince their base it just had to turn out if president obama is to be re elected. >> and there is much more ahead. coming up at 11:15, we will talk to brian moran. hear what he has to say about tonight's convention speeches and his state being one of the biggest battle grounds of them all. anita. >>> well, new tonight at 11:00, derek, a book that has gone to the top of amazon's best seller list has created quite a fire storm here in washington. as matt jablow tells us, the pentagon is considering all of the options in the course of a former navy seal who wrote about the military operation that took out none other than osama bin laden. >> reporter: pre praised the quiet profession alsz -- president obama praised the quiet professionals. >> it was kill or capture. >> reporter: they're criticizing one of the professionals for not being quiet enough. >> it is the height of irresponsibility not to have this kind of material checked for the possible disclosure of classified information. >> reporter: before retiring from the navy a few months ago, matt was a memb
for president obama and governor mitt romney. both hit key battleground states today. mitt romney spent time in iowa. the republican nominee told supporters the president's convention speech was the same one he gave in 2008 and voters should expect the same results. romney also hammered the president over the latest jobs report out today that says the u.s. economy added far fewer jobs than expected in august. >> the jobs report this morning, by the way? 95,000, i believe, net new jobs created and almost 400,000 people dropped out of the work force all together. >> the white house points out that more jobs were added for the 30th month in a row, but the president acknowledges there's more work to do. he also told supporters in new hampshire, congress could get more people back to work if members pass his jobs bill when they return to washington next week. >> if the republicans are serious about being concerned about joblessness, we could create a million new jobs right now if congress would pass the jobs plan that i sent to them a year ago. >> the two candidates switch states tonight with
obama begin their post convention campaigning. >>> plus, why a new restaurant trend could have you moving your night out to a weekday. and as we head into the break, a look at pictures viewers sent into the 9 newsroom. if you have pictures to share, you can upload them to our wusa9 facebook page. >>> world's most active volcano is at it again. two daredevil photographers captured these incredible images of the volcano in hawaii. the moment that red hot lava poured into the pacific. crashing waves turned into clouds of steam as the lava and water met. the photographers say they stood waist deep in 110-degree water to get these pictures. >>> the law of supply and demand may soon make a difference when you dine out. a new company is offering restaurant deals based on when diners choose to make their reservations. tables at offpeek hours are costing 30% less than prime dining hours. founder of one restaurant says time is right for this idea. >> just like in the airline or hotel industry where the price might depend on the demand of that hotel room or airline seat. we introduce that sa
faithful asking president obama to lead this nation for another four years and president obama asked the country for a chance to do just that, accepting the nomination for a second term in the white house. >> did tonight's speech convince voters he's the right guy for the job in 2012. gary nurenberg joins us. >> reporter: much of this day was spent dedicated to veterans and the military who said they did not receive enough respect at the republican convention last week. we have highlights and full remarks of the president's comment on wusa9.com. but in his remarks, the president said the country had made much progress and disaster facing the country four years ago said it will take years more to fix and argued that he is best suited to finish the job. he was introduced by the first lady. >> barack obama. [ cheers and applause ]. >> reporter: the choice, he says, is a choice. >> and on every issue, the choice you face won't be just between two candidates for the party. it will be a choice between two different paths for america. a choice between two fundamentally different visions for
their candidates, president barack obama. danielle nottingham has the latest from charlotte. >> reporter: with choppers in the air and an army of security on the ground, charlotte is ready for the democrats. but just days after mitt romney and the gop put on their big show in tampa, are democrats ready for the spotlight? >> president obama needs to continue what he has been saying which is the truth. >> reporter: the romney campaign disagrees saying president obama has plenty of questions to answer. >> i think next week in charlotte, the president needs to explain why he didn't do what he said he was going to do. >> reporter: florida delegate steve says democrats will need to work harder this year because new state voter i.d. laws could keep older and minority voters away from the polls. >> i want to see him do everything possible and everybody here support him do everything possible to get the vote out and make sure it's there. >> reporter: president obama won north carolina in 2008 and the democrats brought their convention to charlotte to try to help him hold on to the state this year
but the school buses will be out in full force. >>> tonight, president obama got a firsthand look at some of the damage louisiana suffered from hurricane isaac. he met with families in hard- hit st. john the baptist parish, 30 miles outside new orleans. some folks there say the newlevee system caused more flooding in their street. >> we be are getting on the case very quickly about figuring out what exactly happened here, what can we do to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> the president praised law officers who risked their own life during the storm to rescue families who ended up on their rooftops to escape the rising water. >>> we heard lower gas prices are on the way, but we sure didn't see them this holiday weekend. experts say a number of factors are likely to bring down the prices soon. first, the damage from hurricane isaac is not believed to be serious. we should allow gulf coast refineries to get back to work pretty quick l. the end of the summer blend of gasoline could bring prices down over the next month or so. >>> we're getting a closer look at an incident that led to a l
police if you have any information. >>> president barack obama and challenger mitt romney were on the campaign trails today hitting the swing states. romney is riding high after this past week's republican convention. the president is on his four- day road to charlotte tour for the democratic convention begins on tuesday. drew levinson reports tonight. >> it didn't work then. it won't work now. >> reporter: the president and the man who wants to be president hit the all- importantbattleground states saturday. in sioux city, iowa, president obama criticized mitt romney and the republicans for offering americans nothing new during their convention. >> when governor romney had his chance to let you in on his secret sauce, he didn't offer you a single new idea. so you heard him talk a lot about me. you heard him talk a lot about mitt. he didn't talk a lot about you. >> reporter: romney and running mate paul ryan were in jacksonville, florida, home to multiple military bases. romney told the gop faithful he would cut federal spending to balance the budget, but it wouldn't affect the
negotiators to come up with a new contract quickly for the sake of the kids. >>> president obama and mitt romney are focusing on voters in a handful of swing states. romney was in ohio today. president obama leads his republican challenger by 5 points in that state. that is why romney was focusing on voters number one issue, the economy. >> he does not have a plan. his idea is the that obama care and a stimulus are all we need. i don't want obama care and i don't want another stimulus like the last one. >> president obama is facing questions now about how he would be able to work with the republican congress in the second term. he told cbs news scott pelly he is ready to compromise to tackle the debt. >> i'm also willing, by the way, to make some adjustments to medicare and medicaid that would strengthen the programs. >> the president raised more campaign cash than romney did in august as well. now, this is the first time that's happened in four months. >>> do you like to keep your house spotless? there may be a down side. what one group labeled the toxic side of clean. that's next. >>> p
like this in decades. >> tonight, the obama administration is ordering evacuations and warning americans not to travel to certain muslim countries. hello, everybody. i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. we've got new developments in the muslim world. the state department is ordering nonessential u.s. government personnel and their families out of sudan and tunisia. anti-american protests continue in those countries and more all sparked by a film produced by an individual in this country. tonight the man behind that film is being questioned by federal authorities in california. >> reporter: nakoula basseley nakoula wrapped a towel around his face as police took him in for questioning. the southern california filmmaker is linked to an antimuslim web video that sparked deadly protests in the muslim world. >> he was never arrested, never detained, never in custody. it was all scroll voluntary. >> reporter: he denies directing the film but federal authorities want to know if his involvement violates a condition of his parole. he was convicted of bank fraudand is banned from usi
] >> thank you. thank you. i just got a brand new vote for obama sticker. i didn't really ask for it. [laughter] i just bought a prius. [applause] thank you. i recently worked with another comedian and after every joke he told, he would go i don't care who you are. that's funny right there. i don't care who you are. that's funny right there. whatever he does . i love the fact that he gets to just tell people what to think. i would love to have that power but in real life. like after sex. be like, i don't care who you are, that was the biggest penis you ever seen right there. [laughter] i don't care who you are, you had eight or gasms. i got her done! [laughter] all of my friends are having kids right now, but they are having kids and then giving them names that have way too much pressure for the child. like they go, this is my son, awesomeness! and goliath and destiny and craig ferguson. [laughter] [applause] it's -- it's too much pressure. i went to high school with a girl named joy who was on anti-depressants. [laughter] yeah. i have a cousin named abel who recollects hasn't worked
in kiro. and just hours ago, president obama told egypt's president the embassy needs to be better protected. and there is new word out of england tonight that the state department "had credible information 48 hours before the attack that killed the four americans in libya tuesday, information that american facilities might be targets". the newspaper published the account this evening. >> the paper reports the american government did not want diplomats or order any lock downs. new the repercussions of these -- now the repercussions of these demonstrations are now being felt where law enforcement agencies now received a new bulletin from the federal government. gary nurenberg is here with the wrapup. reporter: homeland security issued the bulletin today. it says there is no specific indication that violence will spread to the united states, but it urged vigilance. that anger is real. and in the middle east tonight spreading. the demonstrations outside the american embassy turned more violent thursday with street fights between molotov cocktail demonstrators and american agencies pro
, presidential candidate mitt romney criticized the obama administration for its policies. democrats criticized romney for that, bringing the issue into the presidential campaign. there are potentially long range implication for american middle east policy right here now. two american cruise ships are dg beployed. the fbi has started an investigation. more potential american targets now than just 2 days ago. derek. >>> right now we have to get back into the political angle because reacting to that attack, the president said we reject those who would denigrate the religious beliefs of others but there's no justification for this type of violence. he called on for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. mitt said the president wasn't hit back hard enough. >> reiterate a statement, apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for an administration. >> well, the president says romney has a history of shooting off his mouth without first taking aim. >> i think what he was trying to say is look if you make a film and it is derogatory about religion we should condemn that but yo
and tragic direction. >> reporter: mahaney is asking the obama administration to put together an advisory committee to study mental health. in the meantime, the first step is launching a campaign to destigmatize the way society views mental health. >> they need to change the name from posttraumatic stress disorder to traumatic stress injury. >> reporter: and this isn't his first hunger strike. he did it back in 1970 and 2009 on two separate issues. but this time around, he's hopeful change will come soon because he's already begun conversations with washington brass. just so you know, the month of september has already been designated as suicide he prevention month by the army. >>> a former navy seal says he did not violate any rules when he wrote the book about the bin laden raid. he got legal advice before he published the book. they considered legal action against him. it has not made a final judgment on whether the book actually reveals any secret. that book hits store shelves september 4th. meantime, scott pelly sat down with owen for a conversation, and you can see that interview on
an assault on the u.s. consulate on tuesday. president obama is calling on all nations to protect americans serving overseas. >> we must also send a clear and resolute message to the world, those who attack our people will find no escape from justice. >> reporter: the state department ordered nonessential government personnel to leave sudan and tunisia because of the continued threat of violence. >> in a web posting this weekend, al qaeda is calling for muslims to, quote, set the fires blazing in an effort to drive american embassies out of their countries. the top cleric in saudi arabia though is urging muslims not to be dragged by anger into violence. tonight the taliban is taking responsibility for the killing of two u.s. marines in afghanistan. they claim the attack was carried out to avenge the antiislamic film that insulted mohammed. >>> police in fairfax county are on the hunt for whoever shot out the windows of more than 25 cars in the falls area. a handful of those cars hit cars that were parked right outside a mosque and belonged to members of that congress. ken molestina explains
president obama and mitt romney agreed to that. you say you saw some on tv anyway. those were mounted by the packs which did not suspend the nastiness. perhaps next time. >>> 78 today. a fantastic day. here is the wakeup weather. grab a sweater. make sure the kids have a sweater at the bus stop. 49-59 at 5:00. 48-58 an 7:00. back in the mid 60s by 9:00. we'll come back and let you know the temperatures and we have some changes for the weekend forecast. >>> well, everywhere you go, everyone is talking to honey boo boo and her red neck family, but why would we watch such craziness. and tonight let's be real. >>> you know how some people struggle with their weight while others don't seem to. tonight they say it could have something to do with bacteria in the body. we're going to talk about that still ahead. >>> new tonight at 11:00, here is a str re you'll want to make -- story you want to make sure the kids are asleep for. take a look at this woman. today she pleads got fill tee to killing a man -- guilty to killing a man with a silicone injection that he hoped would in large his man ho
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